Female Training Ironman Triathlon
There are many reasons why females do not train as much as men.
1 in 4 women do not like the way they look so exercise should be a good enough motivation excuse to help. Reasons for not exercising include costs and lack of importance.
According to the survey below more than 80% of woman is not doing enough exercise to stay healthy. As the UK population average life expectancy increases, exercising is even more important.
Poor first impressions of sport at school are often the reason adult females do not exercise in later life.
Men are more likely to exercise because they are involved in team sports while females tend to prefer individual sports like swimming cycling and running. Females have to juggle working looking after children and doing many jobs around the house that exercise becomes very low on the list of important things to do.
For a more detailed national survey click on link below.